Posts tagged nutrition
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Dieting vs. Lifestyle Change

We live in a society where almost everyone is on a diet. It may be you, your co-worker, spouse, friend, and the list goes on. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly 70% of Americans remain overweight. So what does that tell you?

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Eating Before & After a Workout....Is it ok?

Eating your pre- workout meal (before) and post-workout (after) is more than ok. It is necessary! Only under certain circumstances would it be ok to ditch the pre-workout but that's mainly a medical reason. This is actually a rookie mistake that many of us tend to do. We have the mentality that less is more when it comes to losing weight.. So the less we eat, the skinnier we will get. Sorry to break it to you chica, but that is not the case!

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10 Ways to Boost Energy

I wake up at 5am everyday to go workout. You would think that by 1-2pm I would be crashing. There are some days that I am a bit more tired than others, but for the most part I am pretty energized. My clients are always asking me how I do it and still have a smile on my face? Well I love coffee but I’ve said it here before, its for the taste because I drink decaf. I

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What Supplements should You take?

Whenever someone embarks on a fitness journey, its is human nature to want to go all in. Meaning you want to buy every fruit and vegetable in the grocery store, new gym clothes and accessories and most importantly supplements. My clients are always asking me what is the best supplement that they can get for the  best results. The fitness industry has led us all to believe that without these supplements we will never get the results that we want.

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How to Beat Cravings

Cravings. Everybody has them. At times they get to be too much and its just easier to give in. Its those evil cravings that can hinder you from achieving your fitness goals. I, for one, hate staying at home with nothing to do. All I want to do is eat because I'm bored. For me, the hardest day of the week is Sunday. it is my rest day and its usually the day I just stay at home, wind down with the family and prepare for the upcoming week. However, there are ways to beat those cravings. 

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5 Reasons Your Not Seeing Results.

Whatever your goals may be, if you’re having difficulties,  keep in mind that genetics play a huge role, so don't compare your success rate to others. That being said, there are other factors like sleep, stress and hormones, that also play a part in your progress. It is not impossible but maybe a bit harder. Remember to stay on track and to not lose your focus.

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Rest and Recovery: Reasons to Get Enough Sleep Every Night

Have you ever heard of the saying, "You can sleep when you die?"  While I get the meaning of this saying, I don't really agree with it. I mean who doesn't love to sleep? Not only is it awesome, but it's also extremely important for your overall health. It's just as important as eating healthy and working out.  

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Pretty Post Workout Meals

Most people stick to the same old, boring meal; the protein shake. Don't get me wrong, I usually have these when I'm in a hurry or don't want to put much thought into what I'm doing. However, there are those days that you just want something different. You want to be adventurous and experiment. Maybe even have something that is a bit appealing to the eye.

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Alternative to Soda

Even though it is nice to enjoy a cold, refreshing soda from time to time, it is never very good for your health. It can cause weight gain, slow down your metabolism, dehydrates the body and even causes plaque in the teeth. Don't even get me started on all the chemicals. This is what I've been trying to incorporate as an alternative to soda when I get that craving for a it, and would like to share it here with you all today. 

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St. Patrick's Day Hangover Workout

So the good times keep rolling.............until Sunday Morning. Then the room will be spinning, your head will be pounding and the thought of water will make you gag. I guess it's the price we pay for  having too much of anything.  Alcohol is also a depressant so you feel lethargic and  lack energy. However, I've got the cure so you can get rid of that awful hangover. 

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Why Does Your Weight Fluctuate On The Scale?

know we all want to go and cry in a corner with our best friend....Ben & Jerry's but thats not going to make the situation better. What id going to make you feel better is what I'm about to tell you. However, overtime you see the scale go up it doesn't necessarily mean your gaining fat, there might actually be more to that than meets the eye. 

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Are Weekends Ruining Your Goals?

Happy TGIF! You leave the office at 5pm on Friday, rush home and open a bottle of wine. You refuse to cook one more chicken so you order in. Saturday comes and your running errands all around town and forget to eat until dinner but by then your so hungry you eat whatever is in sight. Lazy Sunday creeps in and you wake up later than usual. you don't have enough time now to get in all your meals....sound familiar?

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Workout for Brides

Brides want to look best on the most important day of their lives and who can blame them. Since most brides will be wearing strapless or back bearing dresses, we will do most of our focus on arms and back. However, that does not mean we neglect our lower body. We will incorporate compound exercises which are exercises that involve more than one muscle group

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